|Rag Radio 2013-03-15 - Arhoolie Records Founder Chris Strachwitz and Filmmakers Maureen Gosling & Chris Simon - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Born in Germany, Chris Strachwitz came to the United States after World War II. He developed a love for roots and blues music and in 1960 established the indie record label, Arhoolie. He traveled to plantations and prisons, roadhouses and whorehouses, churches and bayou juke joints, and returned with recordings that would revolutionize the sound of popular music. Strachwitz brought performers such as bluesmen Mance Lipscomb and Lightnin’ Hopkins, Tejano musicians Flaco Jiménez and Lydia Mendo...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Chris Strachwitz; Maureen Gosling; Chris Simon; Ahoolie Records; Popular Music; Music Producers; Filmmakers; Roots Music; This Ain’t No Mouse Music!; SXSW